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Snakes, Crocodiles and Disease Threaten the Floodwaters

  Fears have been raised that snakes, crocodiles and disease could threaten locals and tourists as Thailand battles continually rising floodwaters. The main river coursing through...

The United States has issued a Travel Alert for American Traveling to Thailand

The United States has issued a Travel Alert to guide its citizens of difficulties related to travel in the flood-affected areas of Thailand. Severe flooding...

Bloomberg Say Floods Ruining 14% of Thai Rice May Erase Global Export Glut

  Thailand’s worst floods in more than a half century may have wiped out as much as 14 percent of paddy fields in the world’s...

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Acknowledges her Government Could not Control the Approaching Deluge

  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra acknowledged her government could not control the approaching deluge The floods, the heaviest in Thailand in more than half a century,...

U.S. and North Korean officials hold talks in Bangkok on War Remains

  CHIANGRAI TIMES - U.S. and North Korean officials hold talks in Thailand on Tuesday on resuming recovery of the remains of American soldiers killed...

Airports of Thailand States Suvarnabhumi Airport Safe

  Thailand’s national Airports of Thailand (AoT) authority is confident that Suvarnabhumi Airport, the main airport serving the capital, will be spared inundation, AoT Chairman...

IWMF Honours Chiranuch Premchaiporn

  CHIANGRAI TIMES - Chiranuch Premchaiporn, director of Prachatai online newspaper in Thailand, is facing between 20 and 70 years in prison, depending on reports,...

The Scene at Thailand’s Don Muang Airport Chaotic

  Thailand's devastating flood crisis deepened Tuesday after floodwaters began pouring over sandbagged barriers into Bangkok's second airport, shutting it down after commercial airlines suspended...

Myanmar (Burma) Expansion of Opium Fields Problem for Thailands Northern Boarders

  The Palaung Women's Organization (PWO) revealed in its report opium cultivation in Namkham Township of Shan State under Burma's new government has rapidly increased,...

Floods Close Thailand’s Don Muang Domestic Airport

  Rising floodwater's seeped into Bangkok's Don Muang airport Tuesday, halting flights and threatening the main depot from flying emergency supplies to inundated areas in...

The Battle to Defend the Capital from Floods

  Thailand's government scrambled to protect the capital on Saturday and defend two industrial zones from flooding as water levels crept higher and hundreds of...

Chiang Rai Boutique offers Fashion and Accessories inspired by Local Ethnic Groups

  If you're in Chiang Rai and after something to jazz up your wardrobe, made a beeline for Chezmoi, a snazzy little boutique that's piled...

The Thai Red Cross is Responding in Force

  The Thai Red Cross is responding in force to the worst floods to hit the country in over 50 years. Heavy monsoon rains, coupled...

Welcome to Thailand, 356 Dead and more than 110,000 Displaced.

  Thailand's catastrophic floods may take up to six weeks to recede, the prime minister said Saturday, as the human toll from the crisis rose...

Thailand Flooding has Curtailed Production of Computer Storage Drives.

The personal computer industry, already reeling from depressed demand, has been dealt another setback: Massive flooding in Thailand has curtailed production of a critical...

3,000 More Troops to Protect Bangkok from Floods

  Thai Army Chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha confirmed on Friday that 3,000 more troops have been deployed to protect Bangkok from floods. General Prayuth said the...

Hillary Clinton States United States will shift its Strategic Focus to Asia (China)

  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton published an article titled "America's Pacific Century" in the latest issue of Foreign Policy magazine, in which she...

Hmong Lack Education Resources to Combat Hepatitis B Infection

  Pao Fang talks matter-of-factly about leaving Laos for a military camp in Thailand circa 1975, when the Laotian Civil War ended. Anti-communists – many...

Baht Gains as Foreign Investment Grows

Thai Baht Rises on Outlook for Growth of Asian Economies.   Thailand’s baht rose, approaching a three-week high, after international investors boosted holdings of local assets....

Thailand Floods Causing Fish Kill in Cha-Am

After months of extreme rain by the too strong summer south-west monsoon, the Thai provinces of Pathum Thani, Nakhon Sawan and Ayutthaya are flooded....
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